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#BBCtrending: The Tragic Case of Nigeria's 'Bird' Woman
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, Woman, Internet, Youtube, Nigeria )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The woman is concealed from view behind an official, who beats back the Lagos crowd with a branchFootage of a badly burnt woman being berated by a crowd in Nigeria has been watched hundreds of thousands of times on YouTube.
'My Bus, My Rules': Gay Couple Ordered Off London Bus for Kissing
Offbeat  (tags: Transport, Bus, Human rights, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - rt.com
A London transport employee is under investigation after he allegedly threw a gay couple off his bus after he saw them kissing.
Upcoming Arts Events: 'Sweeney Todd's Woods,' 'Show Boat,' Jeremy Jordan
Offbeat  (tags: arts, off-beat, performance )

Larisa
- 16 hours ago - nj.com
The New York Philharmonic continues its successful series of musicals in concert, which has recently featured "Sweeney Todd," "Carousel" and "Company" with "Show Boat."
World's First Plane Made Out of Hemp Flies High Next Year
Offbeat  (tags: Tags: hemp, hemp airplane, derek kesek, green airplane, hemp biofuel, sustainable crop, sustainable energy, sustainable airplane )

Stephen
- 3 hours ago - inhabitat.com
Despite an ongoing controversy in parts of the world, hemp is widely used in a large variety of applications, including soap, clothing, building supplies and fuel. - it will have a much smaller carbon footprint than most planes made out of fiberglass.
Pictures of the Day: 22 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 22 October 2014 )

Giana
- 2 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Interesting photos.
7 Deep Sea Dwellers Who Hardly Look Like Animals At All
Offbeat  (tags: Underwater, animals, interesting, news )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
It's a different world under the sea. Animals come in many shapes and sizes on land, but in the ocean the possibilities are endless, in fact sometimes creatures don't even appear real. Unlike most land animals,
WATCH: Cops Chase Runaway Carriage Horse Through Hell's Kitchen
Offbeat  (tags: NY, runaway, horse )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - nbcnewyork.com
A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend.
Obama Considers Allowing Torture Overseas
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Crime, Guantanamo, Human rights, Intelligence, Obama, Security, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - rt.com
The White House is reportedly wrestling over how to interpret a ban on "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment" ahead of a meeting in Geneva next month concerning the United Nations charter on torture.
Senate Refuses to Blame Bush, Senior Aides in CIA Torture Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: Al-Qaeda, CIA, Conflict, Guantanamo, History, Human rights, Intelligence, Law, Politics, Scandal, Security, Terrorism, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 21 hours ago - rt.com
A classified US Senate probe into the CIA's post-9/11 detention and interrogation program does not evaluate the role of former President George W. Bush or top administration officials in approving abuses including torture, according to a new report.
Tis the Season for Raptors
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Canada, red-tailed hawks, animals, environment, photos, pictures, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - beachmetro.com
Despite what it looks like, this is normal behaviour for this pair of red-tailed hawks, nesting near Rosetta McClain Park. The park's southwest Scarborough location is ideal for getting a close-up view of raptors
Wingsuit Basejumping - The Need 4 Speed: The Art of Flight - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: wingsuit flying, best compilation, no fear )

Slava
- 11 hours ago - youtube.com
A collection of shots from flights made during the 2009-2010 season by the talented group of wingsuit basejumpers, while flying the V3, Hybrid LD2/Trango rigs and testing several new V-series wingsuit prototypes around Europe.
Golfer Encounters Majestic Bald Eagle, Watches Helplessly As She Flies Off With His Ball
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Bald Eagle, see video )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Few animals are as majestic as America's chief living symbol, the venerable bald eagle. A mere sighting of these stately birds of prey perched upon a distant branch or soaring through the air is enough to inspire wonder and awe -- but perhaps only slightl
   

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